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Flame retardant Chemicals in Crib Mattresses

Recently there have been some news reports (television, newspaper, internet blogs) regarding the use of certain flame retardant chemicals in baby and children’s products. These chemical agents have been used as a flame retardant in foam. Some of the chemical agents mentioned in these news articles are chlorinated Tris, Penta-BDE (aka PBDE) and TCEP. These agents […]

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Reducing Colgate’s Environmental Footprint for Crib Mattresses

We are in the baby business, which means we are in the business of protecting future generations. At Colgate we take the role of protecting our environment for future generations very serious. Colgate strives to reduce its environmental load and wants to share with you what Colgate is doing to protect the environment for future […]

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What do you do when you are done with your Crib Mattress?

What can you do when you are done with your crib mattress? We get calls regularly from customers asking where to recycle a used crib mattress. Currently recycling facilities do not accept crib mattresses, but we have a few suggestions below on how you can donate, reuse or repurpose your crib mattress. 1. Donate your used […]

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What do you do when you are done with your Crib Mattress?

What to do when you are done with your crib mattress? We have received numerous calls on where you can recycle your crib mattress. Currently recycling facilities do not accept crib mattresses, but we have suggestions below on how you can donate, reuse or repurpose your crib mattress. 1. Donate your baby crib mattress to […]

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Baby and Children’s Product Award Winner 8th Year in a Row!

Colgate is proud to announce that, for the 8th year in a row, every year this award has been offered, Colgate has been awarded the 2012 Reader’s Favorite Award – 1stPlace, Mattresses by Baby & Children’s Product News magazine. This awards program began in 2005 and awards certificates are presented for first, second, and third place based upon returns of […]

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ECO-Friendly: Organic, Natural, or Green

Eco-friendly: Organic, Natural, or Green   Over the past several years, there has been an increasing consumer trend for products that are environmentally friendly.  As a result, many companies are developing eco-friendly products.  The crib mattress industry is no exception.   Colgate Mattress Atlanta Corporation has been using natural products (coconut fiber and cotton) in […]

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What is the big deal about crib mattresses?

The crib mattress is more important to your baby than your mattress is to you. Remember the terrible mattress you slept on that night at the hotel, or maybe it was a friend’s house? Maybe it was a few nights. How did your back feel? Now, think of baby sleeping on a mattress up to […]

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Mommy Katie’s Review of EcoCover Crib Mattress Cover

Mommy Katie has a nice review up of our crib mattress pad on her preparing for baby guide: With my son, I learned that diapers do not always last as long as you might intend them to. I hated getting him from his crib to find that he soaked through his diaper and got his […]

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Colgate Mattress: The Changing Pad Specialist? Why Yes!

We receive a lot of email and calls concerning our changing pads. Yes, even though we are the crib mattress specialist, we should also be known as the changing pad specialist as well. Many calls are thanking us for adding another dimension to furniture by converting almost any piece of furniture into a diaper changing […]

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Crib Notes: Educate Yourself Before Buying a Mattress

The juvenile industry calls us “the crib mattress specialist” for a number of reasons including the fact that Colgate is one of the only manufacturers that specializes in making only crib mattresses, pads, and the accessories that fit on them and not other unrelated baby products. Another reason we are called the “Specialist” is because […]

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Kind Words from The Daily GoodieBag

From our friends at The Daily GoodieBag: Some of you may remember an awesome giveaway we did a few months ago, where we gave away an organic crib mattress and several organic mattress covers (thanks to the wonderful people at Colgate Mattress). Within the giveaway post, I wrote about my wonderful experience with one of their crib mattresses […]

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After almost 60 years, we finally decided to get that facelift.

Everyone wants to look their best, right? Even a crib mattress company that’s been making the world’s best crib mattresses since 1955. We spend so much time focused on our legendary products, we found ourselves neglecting our own brand. It’s like that old adage about the cobbler’s kids wearing shoes with holes in them. We […]

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Colgate Mattress Featured on The Martha Stewart Show

The Martha Stewart Show on Baby Nurseries We’ve always said that customers who have an appreciation for craftsmanship and quality can truly appreciate all that goes into our crib mattresses. So who better to prove our point than Martha Stewart who’s eye for detail and high standards have made her legendary? Here is a clip […]

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Crib Mattress Firmness

Of all the products in the nursery that expectant parents need to purchase, the crib mattress is arguably the most important one. It is on the crib mattress that the baby will grow and develop. Because the needs of a newborn are different than an adult’s, a quality crib mattress most likely will be firmer […]